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Evelyn Bassi, 31, said she was placed into an unmarked van by officers on July 15, 2020, driven in circles downtown and mistaken for someone who the federal agents suspected had shined a laser at officers, according to her lawsuit.

A protester headed home from a late-night demonstration in downtown Portland in July 2020 said she was taken off the street by camouflaged-clad federal officers, placed into their unmarked van with tinted windows and driven in circles before officers realized they had stopped the wrong person and let her go, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court Friday.